USPOULTRY’s 2021 Poultry Processor Workshop will be held Nov. 16-17 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown in Nashville, Tennessee. The workshop keeps industry professionals informed about the latest technology, newest management techniques and current inspection issues to keep their plants running efficiently.

“The aim of this workshop is to provide information that allows industry professionals to keep their plants running efficiently and push their productivity to the next level, and we are confident that this year’s program will help achieve these goals,” remarked Juanfra DeVillena, director of quality assurance and food safety at Wayne Farms LLC, and program committee chairman.

Program topics to be covered include a Regulatory Update; Effects of Increased Line Speed on Processing Efficiencies and Food Safety; Breast Myopathies; Chemical vs. Non-Chemical Interventions for Campylobacter; Foreign Material Prevention…A Case Study; Building a Talent Line by Attracting Future Leaders to Poultry Processing; and Optimizing Meat Quality.


The agenda was developed by a program committee of plant managers, food safety and quality assurance professionals that includes Amanda Adkins, Peco Foods Inc.; Juanfra DeVillena, Wayne Farms LLC, and program committee chairman; Charlie Peacock, Peco Foods Inc.; Marie Presley, Fieldale Farms Corporation; and Dr. Harshavardhan Thippareddi, University of Georgia.

To view the full agenda, register for the Poultry Processor workshop and reserve your hotel room, click here or visit